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Bill McCoy
Interestingly enough, this sort of story used to conjure up salacious images in the minds of everyday citizens. We presumed the level of lies, deceit and manipulation was surely beyond that of ordinary people – while such stories figuratively left the taste of “soap” (as in soap opera) in our mouths.
Get a FOID card
The NIU College of Law Second Amendment Society will host a FOID card drive from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, and Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Thurgood Marshall Gallery of Swen Parson Hall. Society members will take individuals’ pictures, have forms available to fill out and mail the applications. E-mail [email protected] for more information.
Season of Water and Ice
Northern Illinois University Press has received several book awards over the past few months. The Midwest Independent Publishers Association announced the winner of the Midwest Book Award in the General Fiction category for 2010 as “Season of Water and Ice” by Donald Lystra. The book, which was published in October 2009 by NIU Press’s fiction...
StAGEs of Transition
In conjunction with the NIU Art Museum exhibition “StAGEs of Transition,” poets and poetry enthusiasts will read their original or favorite poems about aging and stages of life during a poetry recital from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in Altgeld Hall Room 315. To register to read, call (815) 753-1936 or e-mail [email protected]
international honor society
NIU’s own Zeta Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, is conducting elections to membership in the society, as well as for officers.  Phi Beta Delta is the first honor society dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education. As an intergenerational organization, the society recognizes and honors three categories...
NIU Huskies volleyball packs Victor E. Court
In front of a jam-packed, raucous standing room only crowd of 954, the Northern Illinois volleyball team had its 11-match winning streak snapped by Wisconsin, 25-18, 25-19, 25-18, on Tuesday night at Victor E. Court. In a tilt between undefeated teams, the Badgers remained so at 10-0, while the Huskies’ record took their first blemish...
Parade of Flags
Nearly 500 local fifth-graders will carry the international flags of more than 100 nations during the 11th annual Parade of Flags, set to step off at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, from the east side of Huskie Stadium. Participants will march along Lucinda Avenue to the Martin Luther King Commons, where Dr. Awni Alkarzon, graduate assistant in the...
book jacket
NIU history professor Eric Jones has a written a new book that explores the development of modern social and legal relationships of Asian women in the Dutch colony of Batavia-Jakarta, modern-day Indonesia. Jones will deliver a talk on the book – titled “Wives, Slaves, and Concubines: A History of the Female Underclass in Dutch Asia”...
NIU Huskies volleyball team
NIU Invitational? Check. UIC Invitational? Check. Elon Classic? Check. Record? Spotless. Tonight, something has to give — but only for one of the teams on the floor. The 11-0 Huskies volleyball squad will look to keep up their best start in program history against the 9-0 Badgers in NIU’s first home match against a Big Ten...
NIU Career Fairs
Students looking for advanced degree options, career-related work experience prior to graduation or to jump-start their employment plans are encouraged to review the Fall 2010 schedule of NIU Career Fairs. First in the lineup of fairs is the second annual Graduate & Professional School Fair. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday,...
Logo of Mortar Board Senior Honor Society
The Pleiades chapter at NIU was among the outstanding chapters honored for its excellence at the 2010 Mortar Board National Conference held in July in Chicago. The group was one of 77 chapters to receive the Silver Torch Award, presented to chapters meeting chapter management standards while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service....
MAP-Works logo
Attention, freshmen: NIU has created an exciting new program called MAP-WORKS. MAP-Works is a web-based survey tool designed to assist new freshmen with their transition into college life and to help them understand the steps necessary to persist towards graduation. Beginning last week, and continuing periodically throughout your freshmen year, you will be e-mailed a link to an...